Please note: In order to keep Hive up to date and provide users with the best features, we are no longer able to fully support Internet Explorer. The site is still available to you, however some sections of the site may appear broken. We would encourage you to move to a more modern browser like Firefox, Edge or Chrome in order to experience the site fully.

Managing the Mountains : Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia, EPUB eBook

Managing the Mountains : Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of a Federal Landscape in Appalachia EPUB

Part of the Yale Agrarian Studies Series series

EPUB

Please note: eBooks can only be purchased with a UK issued credit card and all our eBooks (ePub and PDF) are DRM protected.

Description

Historians have long viewed the massive reshaping of the American landscape during the New Deal era as unprecedented. This book uncovers the early twentieth-century history rich with precedents for the New Deal in forest, park, and agricultural policy. Sara M. Gregg explores the redevelopment of the Appalachian Mountains from the 1910s through the 1930s, finding in this region a changing paradigm of land use planning that laid the groundwork for the national New Deal. Through an intensive analysis of federal planning in Virginia and Vermont, Gregg contextualizes the expansion of the federal government through land use planning and highlights the deep intellectual roots of federal conservation policy.

Information

Information

Also in the Yale Agrarian Studies Series series  |  View all

£25.00

£23.25

£35.00

£32.85

£35.00

£29.75

£25.00

£21.25